Why Choose Sumner

For over 40 years Sumner College has been preparing students for professional success by providing quality education and hands on experience necessary to obtain secure and rewarding employment in respected career fields. Our goal is to prepare future professional leaders of tomorrow in the field of nursing.  

Mission Statement

Sumner College strives to provide quality education and instruction to all students.  We feel it is our responsibility to provide our graduates with the knowledge, skills, and ability needed to become competitive and successful in their chosen field. We are dedicated to promoting intellectual growth and development for all of our students in a safe and secure learning environment. 

Our Cascade Station campus, located near the Portland Airport, opened their doors in February of 2013 and offer academic programs in and Practical Nursing and an Associate Degree in Nursing.

This campus offers free parking and are near public transportation.

Cascade Station Campus

8338 NE Alderwood Rd | Portland, OR 97220

Academic Excellence

The nursing programs at Sumner College are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education, and authorized by the Office of Degree Authorization (ODA). The college is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing and the National Court Reporters Association to ensure the highest standards for academic excellence. 


"if somebody wants to make a career change but is hesitant, I would encourage them to GO FOR IT!"

- Traci F.

Practical Nursing

Academic Programs

Associate Degree in Nursing
Practical Nursing
Medical Assisting Program

Campus Location

Cascade Station Campus

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